Get Involved with IPD 2018-2019
Are you interested in global conflict, climate change, health, peace, and development? Do you want experience with serious policy relevant research? Join us at IPD where you can learn, develop professionally, and gain leadership skills! Undergraduate and graduate students across all disciplines are welcome.
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1. Governance and Development: uses statistical tools and GIS mapping software to study governments' capacity, autonomy, delivery of services, and probity in carrying out these functions. The team is currently undertaking projects pertaining to government audits (i.e. corruption), employment expenditures (i.e. patronage), intergovernmental fiscal transfers, and natural resources.

3. Communications: manages IPD social media accounts, website, and blog.

4. Global Indices Team: In recent years the field of international development has been characterized by a reliance on an ever-increasing number of ratings and rankings. These indicators are meant to measure performance across sectors and facilitate comparative analysis. The rankings are often bundled into development indices as a way of aggregating information. The Networked Power and Pathologies project examines the ecosystem of global development indices. Their aim is to map shared dependencies among indices and evaluate how power is created and exercised in the act of scoring.

5. Chinese Development Finance: this team was launched in the summer of 2015 to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank’s developments, membership status, and project implementation. This AIIB weekly digest produced by this team is now followed extensively by thought leaders in major U.S. and international organizations.

6. Data4Peace: uses subnational data on violence, poverty, and other indicators to understand how transparency, accountability, and social services can be improved in post-conflict regions. We use various tools-- including GIS, statistical analysis, qualitative methods and experimental design--to explore these themes.

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Chinese Development Finance
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